City Year Los Angeles has applied for a grant to expand to two high schools — Roosevelt High School in Boyle Heights and Jordan High in Watts. 41 more words
Tags » Liz's Primary Peace Corps Project
Now that these two years are coming to an end, I’ve recently had an unexpected revelation: Explaining one’s Peace Corps service to someone outside of Peace Corps – in a few words – might as well be more challenging than the Peace Corps itself. 1,009 more words
I have been approved to close my service and leave South Africa on July 19th — 30 days before graduate school orientation. The process of leaving makes me extremely sad, and already teary-eyed, but I can’t stay here forever. 227 more words
After a short weekend away, I got a pleasant surprise at school this morning. The ceiling on my school’s library was completed quickly on Saturday! My grandpa (umkhulu) Warden donated to make this construction possible; my library now looks like a real room without wood boards spanned across the ceiling. 188 more words
Low and behold, our library is back into renovation/complete mess/looks like Liz’s room mode — but with good reason!
Ben of the David Rattray Foundation recently met with my principal and I to discuss renovating our library, as a thank you for the Books for Africa project. 244 more words